Mr Trump, faced with a public outcry over his policy that separated children from their migrant parents at the USA border with Mexico, tried to refocus the immigration debate on Congress in a series of posts on Twitter.
The president wrote: "Even if we get 100% Republican votes in the Senate, we need 10 Democrat votes to get a much needed Immigration Bill - & the Dems are Obstructionists who won't give votes for political reasons & because they don't care about Crime coming from Border!"
Mr Trump has often chafed at this, which also leaves his party vulnerable to dissent by just one or two Republican senators.
President Donald Trump has vowed to secure United States' global borders and prevent people from illegally entering America, and said that he wants only those based on merit to come inside the country, amid a major immigration row.
Avenatti, who has made headlines representing porn star Stormy Daniels in an unrelated lawsuit against Trump, said Merida-Galicia is among more than 60 immigrant parents he represents and 80 percent of them do not know where their children are.
Following that vote, House Republican leaders abruptly postponed voting on a compromise immigration measure amid ongoing infighting between conservative and moderates.
President Donald Trump listens during an event on immigration alongside family members affected by crime committed by undocumented immigrants, at the South Court Auditorium in the White House complex, June 22, 2018, in Washington. Some parents said they didn't even know where their children were. The bill largely follows immigration principles issued by the White House in January, providing $25 billion for Trump's long-sought border wall, scaling back legal immigration and giving young undocumented immigrants a shot at citizenship.
In a press conference on Thursday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called the compromise bill a "compromise with the devil".
Federal immigration courts faced a backlog of more than 700,000 cases in May, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, or TRAC, at Syracuse University.
Trump's comments, in a morning tweet, came after Republican House leaders abruptly postponed a vote Thursday on a broad immigration bill meant to unite GOP moderates and conservatives, acknowledging they lack the votes to pass the measure despite the growing uproar over separating migrant families at the border.
The House voted 193-231 to defeat a bill by Rep. CNN then returned to coverage of illegal immigrant families being separated after crossing the U.S. border.
While Trump stresses the importance of securing the border, efforts in Congress to pass a sweeping immigration bill are faltering.
"Media reports alleging SDTX cases were dropped or dismissed are inaccurate and misleading", the office said in its statement, referring to the Southern District of Texas.
Meanwhile, the administration continued to scramble to modify its "zero tolerance" policy that was announced at the border in April and has led to the separation of more than 2,000 families.
"Game over", said Representative Mark Sanford, a Republican critic of Trump who came under withering attack from the president before losing his primary race this month.
After a week on his heels, Donald Trump has begun his counterattack.
"We're not giving up", No. 3 House GOP leader Steve Scalise, R-La said. If Democrats take control of the House, they are unlikely to approve that wall funding.
"She said she never wants to come back, and that this experience has been so traumatizing", Cortes Romero said.
But the central piece of Trump's attempts to counter-program against the despairing images at the border was to stand with the "angel families", as he did repeatedly during his presidential campaign, including at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Trump backed off by signing an executive order this week allowing families to stay together during these proceedings, while the status of such enforcement efforts remains unclear.
This is the missile test engine site that Trump had mentioned after their meeting, though at the time he did not name it. This suggests that agriculture and railways will become key parts in North Korea-China economic cooperation.
Then she wore it *again* when she deplaned back at Andrews Air Force Base after the trip - and after the wave of initial outrage. She has shown that she won't bow to public pressure or expectations about how she should comport herself as first lady.
Fox's board said it still has the right to weigh competing offers, signaling that the bidding war for its assets could continue. In order to sweeten the pot for their 21st Century Fox bid, Walt Disney has upped their initial offer once again.
She is thanking the nation for best wishes and kindness - and says she is doing well thanks to the team at Auckland City Hospital. Political parties have been quick to acknowledge the news, with National leader Simon Bridges congratulating Ardern.
Bithumb's blog post reads "Due to security issues; we are changing our system regarding deposits of cryptocurrency". This latest hack, though, further highlights the risks that cryptocurrency exchanges face from criminals.
American semiconductor makers saw larger losses at 2 percent or more due to their high exposure in China, according to CNBC . China said it would impose such tariffs following Washington's 25 percent tariff on Chinese goods worth 50 billion dollars.
The main thing was that we won and advanced to the next round". "All my players are available for all the matches", Pizzi said. The Saudis tried one more push late but Mohamed Kanno's header off a corner was held easily by Muslera in the 90th minute.
But Beijing's mention of "comprehensive measures" suggests that it would go beyond tariffs , said Jake Parker of the U.S. The tariffs on Chinese imports are the latest in a spate of protectionist measures unveiled by Trump in recent months.
The most controversial aspect of Canada's move has been setting the minimum age for use at 18 or 19, depending on the province. The Senate voted 52 to 29 in favor of a revised bill from the elected House of Commons, and there were two abstentions.
The Supreme Court overrules the Quill case, which previously set the precedent for collecting sales tax from online sellers. South Dakota was backed by 35 states in the case, each of which filed an amicus brief in support of online sales tax.
Morocco coach Herve Renard is expecting Portugal to give his side a tougher game than they had against Iran. And he claims there is no reason why the 33-year-old could not play at the next World Cup in Qatar in 2022.
VAR drama, Neymar breaks down in dramatic win
Before he does that there is a team that has to be strong and not dependent on him. "He's going to reach the top, you'll see". He was three-and-a-half months out with injury. "He's human, he needs time", Tite said.
Alli remains a doubt for Panama clash
The Red Devils were kept at bay in a niggly first half before Dries Mertens opened the scoring within seconds of the re-start. They try and shoot themselves in the foot [at] every World Cup they go to.
Pradhan to raise fuel hike issue at OPEC meeting
Non-OPEC members including Russia, Oman and Mexico also agreed to cut 558,000 bpd off their production to stabilise the market. Indeed, the single largest factor that could push prices down going forward would be a sizable increase in OPEC plus supply.
Starbucks closing 150 stores
Starbucks also said it will shift new store openings to under penetrated markets and slow licensed store growth. That's their lowest quarterly growth since 2009, Bloomberg.com reported.